Background There are two parts required to conduct a study on health and place across the lifecourse:
Longitudinal information on the environment Information on residential location This blog post focusses on the latter. This information might be collected prospectively via routine administrative records (e.g. GP location), which could be linked to health records. However, for a number of research questions we might want to also use non-routinely collected information (e.
We are exploring how physical, built and social environments evolve over time and how they impact on inequalities in health-related mobility as people move into older age. We used data from 1,091 people in their 70s, together with temporal, area-level measures of their current, recent and past environment.